Working with Premium Fonts & Monograms in Silhouette Studio

Whenever there is a 50% off sale in the Silhouette Design Store (like there is now thru May 31), I like to stock up on some of the more expensive designs – specifically fonts.  So this sale was no different.   I downloaded some of the fonts I really liked  — and quite honestly, were the most expensive!   As I began working with them, I realized that many of them have multiple versions  — but they appear in different {Read More}

All About the Silhouette Design Store Subscription — and a SALE!

I often receive a lot of questions about the Subscription in the Silhouette Design Store & whether or not it is a good idea!   Since the subscriptions are now up to 25% off now with the code STOCKUP20 –  (I will explain that later) – and all designs are 50% off,  I thought I would share with you why I like my Design Store Subscription.  I  have had one since I first bought a Silhouette Cameo — and I still {Read More}

Printing with the Silhouette Alta

A few weeks ago, I unboxed my original Silhouette Alta & began setting it up, because I wanted to print ear saver hooks for healthcare workers.   I have to admit, its been in the box way too long!   In the time since then, I’ve literally printed hundreds of hooks, acquired the new Silhouette Alta Plus — and learned a lot of 3D printing with these machines!   I’m not really sure what I was afraid of!   I have {Read More}

Print Ear Saver Hooks on Your Silhouette Alta — Free 3D File!

Since we are all experiencing a “Stay At Home” Order, here in Virginia (like many of you) — I am finding myself finally able to check off some of the things on my “I Want to Do” List! One of those things is learn how to use my Silhouette Alta!  I have had this machine in the box longer than I care to admit — and I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to set up & create {Read More}

Awesome April Savings from Silhouette America

I am so excited to share with you the sale this month from Silhouette America! With all that is going on in our world right now, we all need a “crafting distraction” –  I find that it is a de-stressor (Is that a word) and takes my mind off of all that is going on!  Plus, we are home more, finding ourselves with more time on our hands — so this is they time to stock & save!!    Plus, {Read More}

Organizing & Viewing Your Fonts in Silhouette Studio

With the recent 50% off fonts sale in the Silhouette Design Store, you can believe that I stocked up on fonts!!   I love having all the different options, and the different looks that you can achieve just by using fonts.   But sometimes, it’s hard to sort through them all & decide which one to use.   The Text Style Panel in Studio lists the fonts alphabetically.   It is also difficult to tell what the font will look {Read More}

Silhouette Spring Retreat

This past weekend was our Silhouette  Spring Retreat, and first event of 2019!  It was an amazing weekend with 35 women attending, along with 5 Terri Johnson Creates Instructors and myself!    Anytime you get 40 like minded women together, who all share a love of Silhouette — it is guaranteed to be a party!  And this weekend did not disappoint! Instruction & tutorials were shared for 9 fun projects — but even more important than the finished projects, were {Read More}

Glass Etching Tips & Tricks

Happy New Year!  I hope that each of you had a wonderful holiday!!  Ours was awesome — hectic with all of the church and family activities — and 5 precious grand children – -but wonderful!  So thankful!  But, now I am ready to jump into 2019 — and one of my goals this year is to share more regular tutorials on the blog.  So, today’s post will share with you some of the ways you can be successful with glass {Read More}

Silhouette Subscription Sale & Why I Love It!

I often receive a lot of questions about the Subscription in the Silhouette Design Store & whether or not it is a good idea!   Since the subscriptions are 20% off through January 2nd, I thought I would share with you why I like the Subscription & have had one since I first bought a Silhouette Cameo! #1)  I quickly discovered that I liked purchasing designs in Studio.   As I began purchasing designs, I figured out that it didn’t take long {Read More}

Adjusting 3 Letter Monograms Created in Silhouette Studio

Happy New Year!  I’m so excited to be writing this from my studio in my home — after 2 months of living in a lovely Homewood Suites!  For those of you who don’t know, when we returned from the All Things Silhouette Conference in November, we opened the door to a burst pipe, running water & a flooded house.  So, for the last 2 months, we’ve been dealing with ServPro, insurance adjustors & restoration contractors.  But, I’m happy to say that {Read More}